JAPAN: Imperial Deeds

Belligerent Tokyo had four Chinese cities and two diplomatic scuffles on her fighting list last week, not to mention 600 rioting Japanese students, 250 of whom were promptly arrested in Tokyo, jailed and squelched when they tried to demonstrate for Peace.

The Cities:

Harbin, the so-called "Russian Capital" of the so-called "Russian Sphere of Influence in North Manchuria" had been captured by General Jiro Tamon (TIME, Feb. 15) and that cocky little Japanese announced last week that in doing so he had caused 1,800 Chinese deaths.

The 25,000 Russians (nearly all anti-Bolshevik) in Harbin...

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